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Combination Therapy May Be More Effective Against the Most Common Ovarian Cancer


High-grade serous ovarian cancer often responds well to the chemotherapy drug carboplatin, but why it so frequently comes back after treatment has been a medical mystery. Now a team of UCLA researchers has discovered that a subset of tumor cells...
31-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT

Young Adults with Autism Show Improved Social Function Following UCLA Skills Program


A wealth of programs target autistic kids. But what about when they grow up? UCLA's Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills is the only evidence-based approach to teaching social skills to young adults with autism.
30-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT

UCLA Neurosurgery Ranks No. 2 in Research Productivity


The UCLA department of neurosurgery ranks No. 2 in the nation in scholarly research, according to a recent paper evaluating the impact of published articles in the field.
29-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Hospitals’ Compliance with Guidelines for Treating Brain Injuries Doesn’t Guarantee Better Outcomes

A study by the Los Angeles County Trauma Consortium has found that compliance with Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines for treating traumatic brain injury do not necessarily lead to lower mortality rates.
28-Jul-2015 9:05 PM EDT

Naturally Occurring Protein Fragment Found in the Brain Inhibits Key Enzyme Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease


For the first time, UCLA researchers have shown that a natural protein fragment produced in the brain can act as an inhibitor of a key enzyme implicated in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that could lead to the development of new drugs...
28-Jul-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Study May Show a Way to Predict Whether Children with a Genetic Disorder Will Develop Autism or Psychosis


Findings are the first to shed light on the genetic differences between DiGeorge syndrome patients with autism and those with psychosis.
27-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Fountain Honors Donors Who, at the Time of Death, Gave Life to Others


UCLA Health and One Legacy honor organ, eye and tissue donors
24-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

UCLA Scientists Discover Breakthrough Experimental Therapy to Treat Colon Cancer and Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease


UCLA scientists have discovered a groundbreaking experimental therapy that has the ability to suppress the development of ulcerative colitis (UC), a disease which causes inflammation in the digestive tract and colon cancer. The treatment utilizes a...
23-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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Parents: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Child From Sports Concussions


12-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football


22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat


9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT

UCLA Offers Tips to Lower the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
5-Mar-2014 11:00 AM EST

Injuries, Doping, and Sports Medicine at the Olympics with UCLA Health Sciences Experts

7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

UCLA Coauthor of IOM Report on Youth and Concussion Available for Interviews


29-Oct-2013 5:40 PM EDT

UCLA doctors available to comment on Olympic Games drug testing, gender issues and sports injuries

24-Jul-2012 5:00 PM EDT

Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day: Gift, Food and Activity Ideas from UCLA Experts

UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
22-Jan-2010 1:00 PM EST

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